How to prevent tissue hardening
About lipohypertrophies: tissue hardening is a rubbery swelling of the fatty tissue and occurs due to frequent injection into the same site – and the reuse of used needles. Be aware that this can lead not only to unexplainable blood glucose fluctuations, but it also affects insulin absorption.
How to avoid lipohypertrophies: there are a few easy ways to avoid hardening of the tissue: most importantly, use a new pen needle for every injection and change the injection site after every injection. Also discuss any anomalies with your healthcare professional.